The world’s leading measure of global peace, the Global Peace Index, suggest that over the past year the world has become less peaceful. However Sierra Leone has been ranked as 61st most peaceful country in the World out of 153 countries listed.

Classified as being in a high state of peace just 1 below the very high mark, which is equated with the likes of Canada, Spain and Sweden.

The Global Peace Index is created by the Institute for 
Economics and Peace, an International think tank 
that studies the relationship between economic development, trade and peace.